WNMU is fully accredited by the North Central
Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the Professional Standards
Commission of the State of New Mexico, and the National Council for Accreditation
of Teacher Education (NCATE).
The Association of Collegiate Business Schools and
Programs (ACBSP) has fully accredited WNMU, at the Silver City campus, to offer the
Master of Business Administration degree.
The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
has accredited the Master of Occupational Therapy program. Accreditation status of the Master of Occupational Therapy Program
was changed to Probationary in December, 2014.
The Master of Social Work program received accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).